Jo Beth Garrard photographs
Scope and Content
This collection consists of images of Jo Beth Apperson, as a child, at recitals, and in promotional portriats. Also included are photographs of her family, and three images of violinist James De La Fuente.
- Garrard, Jo Beth (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Josephine “Jo Beth” Cornelia Elizibeth Apperson (1909 - ) was the daughter of Mr. Lawrence Apperson and Mrs Caroline Middlebrooks of Atlanta. She is of the tenth generation of the Middlebrooks family (who founded the Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga). Her maternal grandfather served the confederacy as a surgeon in the 17th Ga Infantry. Jo Beth Apperson graduated from the Washington Seminary in 1928 with both her graduation diploma and a certificate in the Harp. She played her harp for many social events and charaties, and as a guest for the Atlanta Symphony. On May 8, 1930 she was married to Mr. Walter Martin Garrard (1906- 1972) of Birmingham Alabama. They had three daughters and also raised an additional three foster children. Jo Beth was head of the Weslyan Conservetory boys department for some time, and in retirement she worked as a “Grey lady” at the Georgia Mental Health Consortium working with patients who were parapalegics and often alcoholics.
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Jo Beth Garrard, 1977, (1977.203)
General Physical Description note
Extent: 25 photographic prints
Collection processed in 2004.
- Jo Beth Garrard photographs
- Julia Waterfill
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.